Guilty plea pulled, trial ordered

He admitted to killing two young women while driving drunk down a Manitoba highway. But a 52-year-old man has been allowed to withdraw his guilty pleas in a flip-flop that will send the tragic case to trial. “As God is my witness, I did not kill those people from alcohol,” […]

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Waves erode shore, merchants’ hopes

WINNIPEG BEACH — “It’s like an ocean right now, only I’m not in Hawaii.” Judy Werier took a stroll down the boardwalk at Winnipeg Beach, looking at the huge waves on Lake Winnipeg Monday morning. Besides the thunderous roar of the waves on Manitoba’s largest lake, there was a lot […]

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Province keeps eye on high lake levels

LAKE Winnipeg has risen to its third-highest level since Manitoba Hydro began regulating the province’s largest body of water in 1976. On Monday, Lake Winnipeg sat at a wind-eliminated level of 716.13 feet above sea level, or 1.13 feet above the upper limit of Manitoba Hydro’s recommended Read More

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Province praised for proposed polar bear park

Canada’s parks are under even more threat, but Manitoba at least gets higher marks for launching a process to create a huge new park to protect polar bears and other species on the Hudson Bay coastline. The findings are in the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society’s (CPAWS) sixth annual review […]

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Lotteries

In the event of a discrepancy between this list and the official winning numbers, the latter shall prevail. PICK 3 Winning number Monday was 787. EXTRA Winning number Monday for the main prize of $250,000 was Read More

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Drivers won’t put the brakes on cell use

It has become obvious the threat of killing somebody — even themselves — isn’t a big enough deterrent to keep many Manitobans from texting or talking while behind the wheel. Now CAA members are proposing something even more horrifying — bigger fines. The fourth annual survey on distracted… Read More

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Cabbie sought for sexual attack

A young woman’s weekend night out ended in horror when a taxi driver took advantage of her situation and subjected her to a serious sexual assault, Winnipeg police say. Now, investigators are working to piece together clues in hopes of finding a suspect. Police revealed details of the unusual Read […]

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Seven Manitobans on way to Commonwealth Games

Seven Manitoban athletes have made the cut to represent Canada in Scotland at the 2014 Commonwealth Games later this month. Cyclist Leah Kirchmann, shooter Monica Fyfe, weightlifter Marie Josee Ares Pilon, triathlete Sarah Anne Brault, track and field athlete Nicole Sifuentes, gymnast Isabela Read More

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